Posted on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
The summer’s almost over and kids are getting ready to go back to school, so if you’ve been busy recently, it’s a good time to catch up on the Best Stories of the Week.
Below you’ll find updates on the sixth season of Game of Thrones, the return of Prison Break to Fox, another reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street, another extended hiatus for Louie, a bunch of new release dates for Sony Pictures projects such as two Bad Boys sequels, and news on Steven Spielberg directing the adaptation of Ready Player One.
In addition, we also have trailers for Angelina Jolie‘s drama By the Sea, a teaser for Zoolander 2, and two trailers for Deadpool, not to mention an awesome new viral video for The Martian. Check out all the Best Stories of the Week after the jump.
#38. Roland Emmerich Tackles Gay Rights Movement in Stonewall Trailer
The film arrives on September 25th.
#37. Sony Pictures Dates a Bunch of New Movies, Including Jumanji Reboot
Sony Pictures has given release dates to a bunch of forthcoming movies like the video game adaptation Uncharted, Underworld 5, Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, Resident Evil 6, the first installment of The Dark Tower and more. They’ve also confirmed that their reboot of Jumanji is moving forward, though we still don’t know who’s directing this time. Get the entire list of new release dates right here.
#36. Hear Chris Farley as Shrek in a Story Reel from 1997
In case you didn’t know, Chris Farley was the original voice of Shrek in the DreamWorks Animation production before he passed away in December of 1997. Having recorded 95% of his dialogue, all the work Farley did had to be scrapped and Mike Myers ended up coming in to inherit the role. But a story reel has just surfaced allowing us to see and hear what Chris Farley as Shrek would have been like. Watch it over here.
#35. Wet Hot American Summer Documentary Available on Netflix Now
The documentary is now on Netflix, iTunes and more.
#34. Ronda Rousey to Play Herself in Ronda Rousey Biopic
The UFC fighter has been slated to star in a biopic about her own life, chronicling her rise to fame as one of the greatest fighters of her time. The film will focus on her childhood life and early career through her success today, based on Rousey’s own autobiography. Find out more about the project over here.
#33. Yes, There’s a Pez Movie Now in Development
Further proving that Hollywood will turn anything with brand recognition into a movie, a project is in development that will bring Pez candy to the big screen somehow. To find out more about this perplexing project, read our full story.
#32. The Crow Stalled After Relativity Declares Bankruptcy
The Crow just can’t seem to catch a break. After losing its lead actor, the comic book reboot has now been stalled with pre-production halted after Relativity declared bankruptcy, prompting several department heads to walk away from the project. Find out more in our original story.